The former president of Ukraine Leonid Kuchma will present a piano to Kharkov school
According to the announcement by the boarding school, on November 15 the former president of Ukraine Leonid Kuchma will participate in the ceremony of presentation of Steinway piano to Kharkov specialized musical boarding high school.
"Of course, we have fine instruments, on which the kids are being taught, but they have been in use for a while. New white piano, which will be presented to us, will enable our talented children to acquire professional skills of a higher quality," commented the staff of the school.
According to the presidential fund of Leonid Kuchma Ukraine, the fund will grant one piano to each of 75 musical schools in Ukraine.
The charitable foundation Ukraine was created on November 11, 2004. One of its main areas of activity is humanitarian support of talented youth. The number of pianos is 75 because Kuchma has turned 75 this summer.
Kharkov specialized musical boarding high school was founded in 1943 on the base of the studio for musically talented children, which had existed at Kharkov institute of music and theater (later – Kharkov conservatory) since 1933.